BURIRAM: A Filipino motorcyclist lost his life from injuries sustained in a crash on Sunday at the Chang International Circuit in Buri Ram in the Underbone 150cc event.
In a statement released by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM), the 16-year old motorcyclist underwent four days of receiving emergency treatment in Buriram Hospital’s intensive care unit before being pronounced dead.
Torres collided with another racer at Turn 7 during the third lap in Race 2, leaving him face down and unconscious on the track during the season finale of the 2019 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship, Bangkok Post reported.
The Filipino motorcyclist was rushed to the medical center before being transferred to the intensive care unit at Buriram Hospital.
Unfortunately, Torres was pronounced dead on Dec 5 at 5.37 pm
“The FIM Asia President and its Board of Directors, Two Wheels Motor Racing, the National Motorcycle Sports and Safety Association of the Philippines and the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship family convey our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Amber,” read the statement.
Source: Bangkok Post
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